Motorcycles raise over $5,000 in ride for Autism

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10th Annual Algo10th Annual Algoma Ride for Autism, June 18, 2022 (Dan Gray/Saultonline.com)ma Ride for Autism, June 18, 2022 (Dan Gray/Saultonline.com)

Saturday’s Algoma Ride for Autism left at Strathclair park at 11:20 a.m., went off without a hitch.

Nearly 100 bikes took off for a long, scenic tour of the countryside in support of Autism awareness and to raise money for the cause.

The event organizers were pleased with the turnout and wanted the public to know none of their bikes were involved in a collision on the ride. Jamie Boston was inundated with messages of concern after a mid-afternoon collision north of the city involved a motorcycle.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the rider injured in the collision, however I can confirm they were not part of the Algoma Ride for Autism,” said Boston. “Our ride went off with the help of the steel workers union riders, safely, and we raised nearly $5,000 this year.”

Boston also noted this is the largest ride for Autism in the Province and now believes it is the longest running as well.

Everyone commented on how well Sophia, the official starter of the race, did when she counted down to them leaving.

Boston looks forward to doing it all again next year.

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